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Skinny Mice Eat Only 9 to 5

Posted on December 4, 2014

Eating only within an eight-hour window each day could help you shed weight, a study has found.

Limiting the times you eat could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And it doesn’t even matter whether you have fatty or sugary foods. The eight-hour limit seems to undo the harm done by an unhealthy diet.

Researchers believe that sticking to strict meal times allows the body to predict when it will eat – meaning it is better prepared to burn calories.

Mice fed a high-fat diet within an eight hour time frame – for example between 9am and 5pm – were both healthier and slimmer than those given the same number of calories throughout the whole day.

Even when obese mice had their eating window reduced to nine hours, they were able to drop five percent of their body weight within a few days – while still enjoying the same amount of calories.

The research was carried out at the Salk Institute in California.

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My thought: should mice that eat brown fat be restricted to the 9-5 diet?

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